Alumni Update: Ron DeLord

Ron DeLord (SHSU M.A. 1982) served 30 years as the President of the 17,000 member Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT). He served as Executive Director for two years before assuming his current position of Special Counsel to the union. He is the editor and co-author of two books (Navigating Dangerous Waters: The Real World of Police Labor Management Relations, Vol. I, and Working Together: A Police Labor-Management Practitioner's Guide to Implementing Change, Making Reforms and Handling Crisis, Vol. II), both published by the Department of Justice, Office of Community Policing in 2006. He is also the co-author of Police Union Power, Politics and Confrontation in the 21st Century: New Challenges, New Issues (2nd Ed.), published by Charles C. Thomas Publishing in 2008. In addition, Ron is a lecturer at the School of Labor and Industrial Relations and the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. He is also a guest faculty member at the Harvard Trade Union Program and at the Police Union Leadership Seminar sponsored by the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School. His wife is a retired educator and they live in Georgetown, Texas.
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